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Bartlett Pear Self-Pollinating

Posted by jbreits Iowa (My Page) on
Wed, Apr 28, 10 at 11:42

I'd like to plant a Bartlett pear tree, but am wondering if it is self pollinating. I don't really have use for a second pear tree as I will be unable to eat that many pears. Some websites I have seen say that Bartlett pear is self-pollinating, but won't produce as large of a crop. If so, that might be ideal. Anyone have experience with just a single tree? Does it work, and how large of a crop can one expect?


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RE: Bartlett Pear Self-Pollinating

  • Posted by bboy USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA (My Page) on
    Wed, Apr 28, 10 at 13:00

Yes, isolated trees of this cultivar often fruit.

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